Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 pops into town (1st Visit)

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 (Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 arriving on Rwy.23 from Darwin) Photo by Stefan P Copyright 2014

Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 arrived into Adelaide Airport today as ‘Design Bureau 2078‘ from Darwin at 15.30hrs.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. It is the 1st Antonov 124 to visit Adelaide since 6/2/1, when sister ship UR-82027 made a quick visit.

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM (1st Visit)

VH-XZM(Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM taxiing for departure to Melbourne on its 1st visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)


Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM arrived ex. Melbourne at 20.05hrs operating ‘QF701‘. The following morning the aircraft departed at 07.30hrs to Melbourne as ‘QF674‘.

 This was XZM’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also its 3rd and 4th revenue flights. It entered service earlier in the day operating QF613 from Brisbane to Melbourne. It was delivered on 6/8/14.

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL (1st Visit)

VH-XZL

(Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL Taxiing for departure back to Melburne as ‘QF692′) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL arrived ex. Melbourne at 15.58hrs operating ‘QF689‘. The aircraft departed back to Melbourne at 16.55hrs as ‘QF692‘.

 This was XZL’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also its 2nd and 3rd revenue flights. It entered service earlier in the day operating QF645 from Brisbane to Melbourne. It was delivered on 30/7/14.

Gulfstream 4 N527JC makes a flying visit (1st visit)

GIV Exec Jet LLC. owned Gulfstream 4 N527JC arrived from Melbourne at 12.25hrs. After the passengers completed their intended goals in Adelaide, the aircraft departed to Darin at 15.25hrs.

This was the 1st visit of this aircraft to Adelaide, th is was the 1st foreign Gulfstream 4 to also visit Adelaide in 2014.

Qantas Freight B737-300F Diverts to Adelaide

Qantas Freight B737-300F VH-XMB operating ‘QF7334‘ from Perth to Melbourne diverted Adelaide due to bad fog blanketing and closing Melbourne Airport. The aircraft arrived into Adelaide at 10.40hrs, after a quick fuel stop the aircraft departed at 12.05hrs continuing its trip to Melbourne.

This aircraft has recently been repainted into full Qantas Freight Livery, this was the 1st visit of a Qantas Freight painted aircraft to Adelaide.

Qantas A380-800 VH-OQI diverts to Adelaide (1st Visit)

Qantas Airways A380-800 VH-OQI operating ‘QF10′ from Dubai to Melbourne diverted to Adelaide due to bad fog blanketing and closing Melbourne Airport. The aircraft arrived into Adelaide at 05.05hrs, after a quick refuel the aircraft continued down to Melbourne at 06.35hrs.

This was OQI’s 1st visit to Adelaide and only the 5th A380 to ever visit Adelaide.

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXR (1st Visit)

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXR arrived ex. Kuala Lumpur at 08.15hrs operating ‘D7246‘. The aircraft departed back to Kuala Lumpur at 10.00hrs operating ‘D7247‘.

This was XXR’s 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft entered service on 2/6/14.

Falcon 7X N55LC Arrives (1st Visit)

Lowes Compaines Inc. Falcon 7X N55LC arrived from Sydney at 10.50hrs. To be further updated…

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. It is also only the 5th Falcon 7X to ever visit Adelaide.

EHC Holdings LLC Falcon 900 N311JA Arrives (1st visit)

EHC Holdings LLC Falcon 900 N311JA arrived from Essendon Airport, Vicotria at 11.30hrs. The aircraft departed to Ayres Rock at 12.00 on 28/6/14.

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. It is only the 3rd foreign bizjet to visit Adelaide for the month of June 2014.

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXS (1st Visit)

Air Asia X A330-300 9M-XXS arrived ex. Kuala Lumpur at 08.20hrs operating ‘D7246‘. The aircraft departed back to Kuala Lumpur at 10.00hrs operating ‘D7247‘.

This was XXS’s 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft entered service on 9/6/14.